Alfred T. Agate

Alfred T. Agate
Title
Alfred T. Agate
Date 
1838
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/2 x 1 in. ( 76.8 x 64.8 x 2.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the Ossining Historical Society
Object Number 
1959.57
Gallery Label 
In this portrait, young Alfred T. Agate holds his sketchpad under his left arm in reference to his duties as the artist of Wilkes expedition, which he was about to set out on; the gold buttons on his dark blue coat bear the anchor insignia alluding to his forthcoming sea voyage.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group